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Sunday Reads: Shooting Your Shot on Instagram, At-Home Coronavirus Test Hoaxes and Data Viz for Your Quarantine Masturbation Habits

In case you aren’t aware, today is what was once known as “Sunday.” I have to mention that, because time is now an abstract construct! Shit, all I know these days is eating snacks and checking my iPhone. 

But no matter how bad this gets, no matter how long quarantine lasts, it’ll still never be okay to direct message celebrities on Instagram. Buddy, this could very well be the End Times — do you really think Julia Fox is gonna spend her last days talking to you? That isn’t how social distancing works! 

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